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Google Exec Departs Amidst Rumors Of Tangled Love Quadrangle | TechCrunch

Google Exec Departs Amidst Rumors Of Tangled Love Quadrangle | TechCrunch | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
We've confirmed a report today that Android VP Hugo Barra is leaving Google for "Apple of China" Xiaomei.
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Internal Documents Reveal How the FBI Blew Fort Hood

Internal Documents Reveal How the FBI Blew Fort Hood | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Nearly a year before the massacre, the bureau intercepted emails between Nidal Hasan and radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki that officials called "fairly benign." They are anything but.
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Hacks continue as FBI claims to have dismantled Anonymous

Hacks continue as FBI claims to have dismantled Anonymous | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
The FBI is claiming to have dismantled the hacker organization Anonymous. But shortly after an official's statements were published in the press, Anons dumped large amounts of data that appears to have been stolen from FBI servers.
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How We Killed Privacy -- in 4 Easy Steps - by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and ... - Foreign Policy (blog)

How We Killed Privacy -- in 4 Easy Steps - by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and ... - Foreign Policy (blog) | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
How We Killed Privacy -- in 4 Easy Steps - by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and ...
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Asil's curator insight, August 25, 2013 11:58 AM

Four distinct factors have interacted to kill electronic privacy: a legal framework that has remained largely static since the 1970s, significant changes in our use of rapidly evolving technology, commercial providers' increasingly intrusive tracking of our every online habit, and a growth in non-state threats that has made governments the world over obsess about uncovering these dangers.

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Norwich University Receives $9.9M for Cybersecurity Research - Threatpost

Norwich University Receives $9.9M for Cybersecurity Research - Threatpost | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Norwich University Receives $9.9M for Cybersecurity Research
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Norwich University, a small military college nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont, secured another round of funding for cybersecurity research this week.
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Judge says Tumblr 'joke' was terrorist threat, levies five-year social ...

Judge says Tumblr 'joke' was terrorist threat, levies five-year social ... | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Superior Court Judge John Turner sentenced Clemmons to five years of probation. During that time he is banned from four counties, including the one in which his school is located, and he is not allowed to use social media.
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Spreading Literacy, Spreading Internet - The Atlantic

Spreading Literacy, Spreading Internet - The Atlantic | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Spreading Literacy, Spreading Internet The Atlantic On Wednesday, Facebook announced that it, along with a coalition of several mobile technology companies, was launching Internet.org, an organization aiming to dramatically increase Internet access...
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Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Wants New Data Rules - Wall Street Journal

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Wants New Data Rules - Wall Street Journal | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Wants New Data Rules
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The National Security Agency, for instance, hasn't updated its guidelines for handling information it collects on U.S.
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$6B DHS Cybersecurity Contract Sets Off Race to Supply Real-Time Monitoring to Feds

$6B DHS Cybersecurity Contract Sets Off Race to Supply Real-Time Monitoring to Feds | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
The Department of Homeland Security's $6 billion cybersecurity award last week to a slew of contractors and vendors sets in motion a contest among them to sell federal agencies on new network monitoring, vulnerability assessment and mitigation...
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Poll Finds Teenagers Are Concerned About Their Mobile Privacy | TIME.com

Poll Finds Teenagers Are Concerned About Their Mobile Privacy | TIME.com | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
A new poll suggests that while there is some room for improvement, American teens are finally starting to understand the privacy risks associated with downloading smartphone apps.
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Steubenville Hacker Says Amazon Fired Him Because He's Part Of Anonymous

Steubenville Hacker Says Amazon Fired Him Because He's Part Of Anonymous | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
The man who claimed responsibility for the leaks that drew national attention to the Steubenville rape case now says Amazon.com recently fired him because of his association with the loosely-affiliated network of “hacktivists” known as Anonymous.
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CatherineFitzpatrick's comment, August 24, 2013 10:47 AM
Good for Jeff Bezos and Amazon! He stood up to all the insanity of the radicals pressuring Amazon to store the stolen classified files of WikiLeaks, and now he is following through on removing from proximity to Amazon servers one of the most destructive hackers . Good!
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Channel 4 to Air 'What If' Cyber Attack Drama - Channel 4 - Info - Press

Channel 4 to Air 'What If' Cyber Attack Drama - Channel 4 - Info - Press | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Feature-length Blackout explores the effects of a cyber-attack on Britains national electricity grid, and is based on expert advice and meticulous research (RT @drjessicabarker: C4 to air cyber attack drama exploring 'our total dependence on electricity'...
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Let's stop pretending internet activism is the real thing

Let's stop pretending internet activism is the real thing | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Current affairs, world politics, the arts and more from Britain's award-winning magazine (Let's organise! http://t.co/vgGVIRZeRp)
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Facebook Leads an Effort to Lower Barriers to Internet Access

Facebook Leads an Effort to Lower Barriers to Internet Access | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
The social media giant is set to unveil a coalition of tech companies working to improve data transmission in the developing world.
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How Technology Wrecks the Middle Class

How Technology Wrecks the Middle Class | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Technology is creating jobs — but at the upper and lower ends of the spectrum. The outlook for the middle class may rely on “new artisans” who combine technical and interpersonal skills.
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U.S. enables Chinese hacking of Google - CNN.com

U.S. enables Chinese hacking of Google - CNN.com | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Google made headlines when it went public with the fact that Chinese hackers had penetrated some of its services, such as Gmail, in a politically motivated attempt at intelligence gathering.
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DDoS Attacks Pulling Attention Away from Bank Cyberheists - Tom's Guide

DDoS Attacks Pulling Attention Away from Bank Cyberheists - Tom's Guide | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
ValueWalk DDoS Attacks Pulling Attention Away from Bank Cyberheists Tom's Guide She reports that once the thieves launch a "low-power" DDoS on a specific bank – meaning the assault isn't meant to knock down the bank's website for hours or days --...
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Investigators Use GPS to Track, Catch Suspect - The Missourian

Investigators Use GPS to Track, Catch Suspect - The Missourian | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Investigators Use GPS to Track, Catch Suspect
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Officers placed the business under surveillance and planted a GPS tracking device on the rented equipment which was picked up by a man who identified himself as Carlos Rodriguez.
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Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring the entire world online with Internet ...

Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring the entire world online with Internet ... | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced the formation of Internet.org, a group with the specific goal of helping make the internet available to the entire world. It's a partnership with a...
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What Won't the Hackers of the Future Do? - Wall Street Journal

What Won't the Hackers of the Future Do? - Wall Street Journal | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
What Won't the Hackers of the Future Do?
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Even from great distances, hackers can disable solar panels, windmills, hummingbird feeders, frozen yogurt dispensers, movie-rental kiosks and certain types of reclining armchairs.
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US science fund pumps $20 million into cybersec...

US science fund pumps $20 million into cybersec... | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
America's National Science Foundation announced an investment of $20 million into three academic cybersecurity research projects that will cover cloud security, privacy issues, and improving the se...
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Huffington Post banning anonymous comments - The Boston Globe

Huffington Post banning anonymous comments - The Boston Globe | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
The days of anonymous commenting on the Huffington Post are numbered. Founder Arianna Huffington said in Boston Wednesday that the online news site plans to require readers to use their real names to comment on stories, beginning next month.
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NSA admits 'mistakes' amid criticism after audit shows it broke privacy rules

NSA admits 'mistakes' amid criticism after audit shows it broke privacy rules | Wired State -- the new networked powers-that-be | Scoop.it
Lawmakers are concerned about being left in the dark over an internal audit that found the NSA broke privacy rules.
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Getting Started Guide to Privacy - A Royal Ramble

Now and again I meet people who find my obsession with encrypted
communications unneccessary and weird. Sure enough, I don’t actually
have & … (RT @Gargron: @SHARKdaryl Here is also something I've written!
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